Guide to old alarm systems The following is a comprehensive A-Z guide of all the types of alarm systems installed in houses / properties across the UK
Guide to old alarm systems
The following is a comprehensive A-Z guide of all the types of alarm systems installed in houses / properties across the UK. If you’ve got an old burglar alarm system, then you can use this list to check what make it is and how to get your old alarm system fixed, serviced, updated or replaced.
What alarm system do I have?
The easiest way to tell what type of alarm system you have installed – if it’s not clear what type of alarm system you have – is to look at design of the keypad (or central alarm box) and match it against the comprehensive alarm system list below.
How to fix / replace your old alarm
If you’re looking to get your old alarm system upgraded / fixed or replaced, then you’re best speaking to AMCO Security who are one of the leading independent security companies in the UK.
ACCENTA G3 alarm
ACCENTA GEN 4 alarm
ADEMCO were an alarm manufacturer in the 1980’s / 90’s who were eventually acquired by Honeywell – the US electronics conglomerate.
ADEMCO VISTA 6128 alarm
ADEMCO VISTA 6139 alarm
ADEMCO VISTA 6150 alarm
ADEMCO VISTA 6160 alarm
ARGOS RESPONSE alarm
N.B. the Argos Response is a WIRELESS alarm system – relatively rare and now pretty much obsolete.
DSC ALPHA alarm
DSC PK5500 alarm
DSC CLASSIC alarm
DSC RFK5500 alarm
EUROSEC CP8 alarm
EuroSec is an alarm system made by RISCO – one of the UK’s main alarm manufacturers.
ABACUS 16 alarm
CASTLE EURO MERIDIAN alarm
HONEYWELL GALAXY alarm series
The Honeywell Galaxy alarm is both a wired or wireless (hybrid) alarm system, and is one of the most common alarm systems for commercial properties – and also used in larger domestic properties too.
There are a number of different versions of the Honeywell Galaxy including G2 and G3.
Wired or wireless
Wired or wireless
INITIAL OR CHUBB
OASIS JA 81E
LCD KEYPAD FOR MELCOM ST6100
SCANTRONIC 9427 KEYPAD
Used on the 9448 panels.
SCANTRONIC GENERIC 1
SCANTRONIC GENERIC 2
The Premier (or Premier Elite) is Texecom‘s flagship alarm system – both wired and wireless (i.e. a hybrid system).
Texecom’s Veritas alarm system is it’s workhorse wired system – hugely popular, and installed in domestic and commercial properties across the UK.
C AND KSECURIT 700L
The Infinite Prime was RISCO’s leading wireless alarm system. Reliable and simple, it was discontinued in 2018, but is continued to be supported by alarm company AMCO Security (if you need support / assistance fixing your old Infinite Prime alarm).
The Euro is Pyronix’s core alarm system – which can be both wired and wireless (i.e. it’s a hybrid system).
Need your old alarm fixed / upgraded?
If you’re looking to get your old alarm system fixed / upgraded or replaced, then it’s best to speak to the team at AMCO Security. AMCO are the UK’s leading independent alarm company and can advise you on what to do with your old alarm system. Either call them on 0800 1303 999 or email firstname.lastname@example.org